America’s Twenty-Year War in Afghanistan Draws to a Chaotic Close

America’s Twenty-Year War in Afghanistan Draws to a Chaotic Close

Dominique Yeo, Staff Writer September 9, 2021

Last week marked the end of an era when the last U.S. troops left Kabul, Afghanistan, marking a formal end to a war that has been going on for almost 20 years. While the Taliban celebrated with fireworks,...

Former Presidential Candidate Chris Christie to Visit Campus on Sept. 21

Former Presidential Candidate Chris Christie to Visit Campus on Sept. 21

Julia Willason, Staff Writer September 9, 2021

Former New Jersey governor and presidential candidate Chris Christie will visit campus on Sept. 21 in conjunction with the University’s “Constitution Days” events. “Gov. Christie’s visit will...

McFadden to Become Dean of Francis Worldwide

McFadden to Become Dean of Francis Worldwide

Yanessa Shabbick, Staff Writer September 9, 2021

Tricia McFadden, an assistant professor of Marketing in the Shields School of Business, will become Dean of the Francis Worldwide School of Continuing Studies in January of 2022. McFadden said she expressed...

Margie McHenry Retires After 29 Years of Service in Athletics Department

Margie McHenry Retires After 29 Years of Service in Athletics Department

Claudia Ortiz, Staff Writer September 8, 2021

After 29 years of dedicated service in the Athletics Department as the school's ticket manager and administrative assistant, Margie McHenry retired from the University on Sept. 3. The school hosted...

Education Department to Participate in “Imagination Library” Program

Education Department to Participate in “Imagination Library” Program

Rachel Lingenfelter, Staff Writer September 8, 2021

The Education Department has partnered with state representative Frank Burns to bring Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library Program to the University. Parton’s Imagination Library is an organization...

CSOR Moving to West Virginia University

CSOR Moving to West Virginia University

Zach Benedek, Staff Writer September 8, 2021

The Knee Center for the Study of Occupational Regulation (CSOR) is moving its base of operations from Saint Francis to West Virginia University. The CSOR Program was established in 2016 and provides...

Campus Mourns Loss of Luke Trotz

Campus Mourns Loss of Luke Trotz

Scott Riner, Editor September 8, 2021

Luke Trotz, assistant director of student engagement at the University, died last month at the age of 28. While Trotz worked at Saint Francis for only six years, he made an imprint on the school that will...

Scott Riner Named Editor of Troubadour

Scott Riner Named Editor of Troubadour

August 23, 2021

Scott Riner, a junior English major and Communications minor, has been appointed editor of the Troubadour, Saint Francis University's student news outlet. "Scott is very strong writer and a talented...

SFU Participates in Virtual Special Olympics

SFU Participates in Virtual Special Olympics

Damian Runk, Staff Writer April 15, 2021

Members of the University community virtually participated alongside 30 other teams across the nation in the first-ever Special Olympics Unified Sports Virtual College Championship Week over the past five...

Earth Day a Reminder of Responsibility to Protect and Preserve Planet

Earth Day a Reminder of Responsibility to Protect and Preserve Planet

Ty Stewart, Staff Writer April 15, 2021

April 22 is Earth Day. The holiday was first celebrated in 1970 and is a day where everyone is encouraged to support environmental protection. “The problem is that companies are not giving back the...

Update on Resinski Black Box Theater Project

Update on Resinski Black Box Theater Project

Dasha Kirby, Staff Writer April 15, 2021

The University announced several years ago that it is building an approximately 14,000-square foot Fine Arts Building that will be named in the memory of Kenny Resinski, SFU’s longtime theater director...

Will the “American Rescue Plan” Work?

Will the “American Rescue Plan” Work?

Damian Runk, Staff Writer March 24, 2021

The American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) of 2021 is a $1.9 trillion relief bill signed by President Biden on March 11. Its purpose is to help American citizens and the U.S. economy recover from the COVID-19...

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